Intellectual assets can represent a significant portion of the overall value of a business which should be protected, promoted and included as part of a business’ overall business plan. In ELW, our lawyers are experienced in helping clients understand their intellectual property rights and use them as effective business tools in protecting and growing their business.

Our lawyers are fully aware that the disputes in intellectual property rights involve both legal issues and commercial considerations. We help clients protect and preserve their intellectual property rights against unauthorized use by developing internal monitoring programs and litigation when needed. Our professionals, including Putonghua speakers, also work with professionals in the People’s Republic of China to help protect clients’ assets from unauthorized use.


Our lawyers are experienced in advising on:

  • Trademark Search
  • Trademark Registrability and Availability
  • Trademark Application and Renewal
  • Patent Registration and Renewal
  • Licensing and Sub-Licensing
  • Breach of Licence
  • Franchising, Distribution and Agency Arrangements
  • Intellectual Property Rights Management and Licensing
  • Intellectual Property related disputes and legal proceedings
  • Acquisition and Disposal of Intellectual Property
  • Protection of Registered Design and Copyright
  • Injunctive Relief against infringer